MACON, Ga. (AP) — The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident in Macon involving an SUV and a pedestrian.

The accident happened about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday on Mercer University Drive.

Coroner Leon Jones identified the victim as 74-year-old Theodore Reese, of Macon.

Deputy Clay Williams tells The Telegraph ( Reese stepped out into traffic and was struck by the SUV.

Several neighbors told the newspaper Reese was a nice guy who would push a trash can around the community and picking up cans to take to a recycling center to earn a few extra dollars.


Information from: The Macon Telegraph,